car insurance

Car insurance premiums on the rise

After almost three years of falls, car insurance premiums are on the rise once again, with a 1.2% increase between the second and third quarters of 2014, according to the AA's British Insurance Premium Index.

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Half of parking fines are ripped up on appeal

Half the parking tickets appealed in 2012 were written off, according to analysis of the most recent statistics available.

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Revamp of car insurance market to benefit consumers

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to outlaw the practice that allows price comparison websites to tie-in car insurers so they cannot offer their products more cheaply on other online platforms.

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AEB: Is this the future for car insurance?

Car insurer MORE TH>N is cutting its premiums for drivers who have autonomous emergency braking (AEB) fitted as standard in their car.

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Healthcare workers are the worst drivers

Surgeons are the most likely to make an at-fault claim on their motor insurance, according to analysis of more than 11 million insurance quotes.

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Criminals target homes and cars every seven seconds

Houses and cars get broken into or vandalised every seven seconds, or 11,620 times a day, across England and Wales.

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London drivers paying £700 more for insurance

Drivers in London pay up to £700 more than those in the Isle of Man for their car insurance, despite a record drop in premiums across the country, new research from the AA has revealed.

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Fees to be cut for whiplash medical reports

In a bid to tackle fake claims and the growing compensation culture, the government has announced plans to cut fees for whiplash medical reports in England and Wales.

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Car insurance premiums plummet by a fifth

Good news for drivers has emerged as motoring organisation The AA says motor insurance premiums fell by 19.3% in the year to end of June 2014.

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M1 near Leeds exposed as 'tailgating' hotspot

More motorists 'tailgate' on the M1 near Leeds than any other stretch of motorway in England.

Accidents caused by the reckless practice - also known as close following - cost the UK up to £129 million a year.

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